Annual Drinking Water Information
Small Systems Annual report
Size and number of connections
The system services approximately 55 active connections and 55 parcels in the service area.
The system is located approximately 8 km east of Kelowna, BC on Hawk Road, Falcon Ridge Crescent, and Peregrine Road near Highway 33 within Joe Rich and Central Okanagan East Electoral Area.
The Falcon Ridge Water System is sourced from Mission Creek.
The Falcon Ridge Water System was constructed in 1989, has one reservoir and pressure zone. See Service Area Map for more information. The water system utilizes a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, which allows for remote system monitoring.
The method of treatment is chlorine disinfection. The water system does not currently meet all Canadian Standard Drinking Water Guidelines; however, improvements are planned for 2018 to meet all Interior Health objectives.
Water Quality Advisories (link to advisories page) are occasionally issued during high turbidity events, sometimes caused by spring freshet or other disturbances in the source water.
The water system includes the following reservoir:
- Falcon Ridge Reservoir – 190 m3 concrete reservoir cell.
The system includes approximately 3,400 metres of watermain.
Plans for Future Upgrades
Reservoir expansion, UV disinfection, and filtration are planned in 2018 to improve water quality and storage. View Current Construction Upgrade Information
The water system is owned and operated by the RDCO.